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Medal - Coronation of King Edward VII & Queen Alexandra Commemorative, Ballarat City Council, Victoria, Australia, 1902 Reg. No: NU 21086
- Australia Victoria Ballarat
Other Details: The coronation of Edward VII in 1902 prompted major celebrations in Australia. It was an opportunity for the new nation to reaffirm its pride at being a key member of the British Empire. Over 40 different medals were produced around Australia. This medal, issued by the Ballarat City Council, names Cr J.J. Brokenshire, as well as other public servants.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
|Dimensions:||39 mm (Height), 27 mm (Width)|
|Weight:||8.75 g (Weight)|
|Dimension Comment:||With loop extended, height is 45 mm.|
|Tagged with:||celebrations, king edward vii coronation 1902, royal coronations|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Wannenmacher Collection, HRH Edward VII (1841-1910), Municipality of Ballarat, Victoria, HM Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales|
|Tertiary Classification:||royal coronations|
|Series:||Australian Commemorative Medals|
|Obverse Description:||At centre, within line circle conjoined busts of Edward VII and Queen Alexandra; around, ALEXANDRA * CORONATION * EDWARD VII; below, 1902.
Struck on a shield shaped flan with a crown and loop at the top
|Reverse Description:||ISSUED BY / CITY COUNCIL, BALLARAT / J.J. BROKENSHIRE, MAYOR / - COUNCILLORS - / C.C. SHOPPEE J.P. J.M. BARKER / J. HEINZ J.P. R.G. MIDDLETON / J. WHYKES J.P. J.P. MURRAY J.P. / R. PEARSE J.P. / F. WILLIAMS / - 19+02 / V.J. DUTHIE, TOWN CLERK|
|Issued By:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1902|
|Mint:||Stokes & Sons, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1902|
|Commissioned By:||City of Ballarat, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1902|
|Person Depicted:||King Edward VII, 1902|
|Person Depicted:||HM Queen Alexandra|
|Person Named:||Councillor James Brokenshire - Ballarat City Council, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1902
Four other members of the Council also named on the medal - see the reverse description.
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